All Blog Posts Tagged 'lighting' (4)

Retrofitting TV and Radio Stations in Chicago

We recently shared this story on the Elevate Energy blog. Public television station WTTW is a local favorite in Chicago. Alongside our partners, we helped upgrade the lighting and energy efficiency at their production studios. Read more about the expected savings and how the improvements benefit both the station crew and audience.

Making Chicago’s WTTW and WFMT More Energy Efficient…

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Added by Melissa Ulbricht on July 30, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments

LED Light Bulbs For Home Decoration

The LED light bulbs are versatile lights gadgets made to offer a more extended and cost efficient lighting answer. An LED gentle bulb is made for outside in addition to indoor spaces. it's possible to retailer a lot of LED light bulbs to achieve a top depth lights solution. LED light bulbs are frequently obtainable via online companies' in addition to native retail retail outlets. the very best LED mild bulbs are white in color and designed specifically for houses and places of work. The…

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Added by catherinegreen on April 22, 2013 at 6:30pm — 3 Comments

Home Energy Improvements 2012 in Plano, Texas

During the past 12 months (2011/2012) we have completed several energy efficiency and other projects in our home in Plano, Texas.

Background:

Brick Veneer, slab on grade home built in 1985.

Living           1938 sq. ft.

Under Roof   2560 sq. ft.

Home faces Southeast. All rooms have ceilings above 8' with ceiling treatments (vaulted, boxed, splayed,). Home built with 24 contractor-grade windows mostly 3-0x6-0. Home…

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Added by Dale Stephens on December 11, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

Goodbye to the Light Bulb We All Know and Love

You know which light bulb I mean. It’s the one you’ve burned your hands on when trying to unscrew it too soon after it’s been turned off. It’s the one you put in the lamp in your living room to read by in your comfortable chair; the one you use to light the stairways at night. It’s the 100-watt incandescent that uses… Continue

Added by Jim Gunshinan on January 14, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

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